Set on the edge of dense rainforest, the Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort is located on the island of Borneo, on the shores of a spectacular fresh water lake. Surrounded by mountains and the unspoiled ancient rainforests of Sarawak, this 58-acre eco-tourism resort comprises 11 indigenous timber longhouses based on the native architectural design of the Iban tribe.
Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort perfectly combines the traditional elements of this region's rich and vibrant culture with the latest in hotel accommodation facilities. Guests of the resort can enjoy a wide variety of water sports and jungle activities such as canoeing, kayaking, longboat excursions, visits to the native longhouses, jungle trekking and hiking, along with trips to nearby pepper, cocoa, rubber and oil palm estates and traditional open-air markets at Sri Aman and historic Fort Alice.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Kuching in an air-conditioned van/ coach and depart for Hilton Batang Ai Resort, 166 miles from Kuching City.
Enroute, pass through the scenic countryside consisting of quaint little towns, villages, padi fields, pepper and oil palm plantations interspersed with secondary and virgin jungle as the road starts to wind and undulate as you go deeper into the interior. Stop for lunch at Lachau, a small town on the way to the resort.
Arrive at the Hydro Lake at Lubok Antu. Board a shuttle ferry for the resort situated on the southern bank. Overnight at Hilton Batang Ai Resort.
Note: If you arrive at the Resort before 1600h (4:00pm), you can proceed for a Nature Walk with the Hotel Recreation Staff if weather permits
Depart for Mengkak Longhouse by motorized native longboat. The journey will take you across the lake into the Engkari River, one of the many tributaries flowing into the lake. The journey will take approximately 30 minutes before reaching Mengkak Longhouse nestled on a hill beside the river.
Enjoy a short cultural performance by the inhabitants of the longhouse followed later on by a blow pipe demonstration. Lunch will be provided. After lunch free at leisure until your return back to the Resort via the same route. Dinner on your own arrangements.
After breakfast depart for Kuching via the same route as your arrival. Stop for lunch at a small roadside town before continuing your journey to Kuching.
3 Days/ 2 Nights
Start time: 0900h (09:00am)
Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights
Your hotel in Kuching.
(Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Your hotel in Kuching
Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.
Surcharge at Batang Ai Longhouse Resort Managed by Hilton from 01st July to 31st August 2014 at MYR 35.00 nett per room per night.
Pick-up time is 30 minutes earlier than the start time.
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